[Ed. – No she didn’t.]
Marianne Williamson walked to the middle of the stage, paused for a second, then she asked all the black people to stand.
… She urged the 200 of us from our seats. She then instructed a white person to hold the hand of a black person standing.
Williamson then told the white people to repeat after her. She began with, “I apologize… .”
I was at Williamson’s event to celebrate my birthday, January 15, the same as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Each year, I try to attend a talk, lecture or event for my birthday that inspires and uplifts as he did. This year, it was Williamson’s sell-out talk at Unity Church with some 700 people in attendance.
Her focus was on racism and politics, saying that until the United States addresses slavery honestly, gets deep about its enduring impact on African Americans and makes amends, we will continue a cycle of hate and racism in this country.